Vietnam War Memorial - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park - New Haven, CT, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 17.233 W 072° 55.431
18T E 673852 N 4572720
Quick Description: A rectangular Vietnam War Memorial is located at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park adjacent to New Haven Harbor in New Haven, CT
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 8/28/2013 4:46:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMHYNN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member HANSENNI
Views: 1

Long Description:

The cities and towns of greater New Haven have erected this memorial to honor the men and women who served during the Vietnam War. A 8' long by 6' high black polished granite block, notched on both sides at the top, rests on a 12' long gray granite base in front of a small plaza set in the grassy area.

At the top are the dates 1959 on the left and 1975 on the right. Between the dates are the etched emblems labeled: ARMY - NAVY - MARINE CORP - COAST GUARD - AIR FORCE - VIETNAM.

In the center of the monument is the etched image of three soldiers, two men and a woman, dresses in combat uniform and facing each other with their arms around each other. To the left is the inscription:

THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED
IN HONOR OF THE MEN
AND WOMEN WHO SERVED
DURING THE VIETNAM WAR

On the right side is the inscription:

FROM THE SURROUNDING CITIES AND
TOWNS. NEW HAVEN, EAST HAVEN,
WEST HAVEN, NORTH HAVEN, HAMDEN,
ORANGE, WOODBRIDGE.

Placed by:: New Haven, East haven, West Haven, North Haven, Hamden, Orange, Woodbridge

Date Placed: Not listed

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